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John Almony

Birth
Death Sep 1797 (aged 66–67)
USA
Burial Monkton, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 127027118 · View Source
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John Almony of Baltimore County has will which gives wife Mary Almony 1/3 of all my land and personal estate during her life, to my son John Almony tract lying on the northeast side of York Road called by the name Nottinghamshire by patent 732 acres leases by the name of My Neglect, Almony Meadows, Almony Delight, Rogers Fault, Shermans Valley, Mollys Delight, the remainder of my land to my five sons William, James, Elijah, Abraham, and Benjamin to be divided at the death of their mother, to my dau. Ann Johnson £30, to dau. Elizabeth Ayrs £50, to dau. Rachel Ayrs £50, to dau. Sarah Almony £50; wife Mary Almony and my son James to be exec. dated 21 August 1797, proved 12 September 1797. Baltimore County Will Book 6 pp. 19–20.
Inventory of his estate shows £1149.11.8 dated 18 Oct 1797. Additional inventory for John of £19.2.84 was presented on 3 Oct 1798 by Mary and James Almony, executors of the will. Baltimore County Inventory

ESTATE: Inventory of his estate shows 1149.11.8 pounds dated Oct. 18 1797. Additional inventory of John 19.2.84 on Oct 3, 1798 came Mary and James Almony executors of the will of John Almony.

BIO: Genealogical and Biographical Record 1897 p. 177 for his great grandson Albert J. B. Almony states: The great grandfather of our subject, John Almony, was a native of England, and is supposed to have been stolen when a child of 4 years and brought to America, where he arrived previous to the Revolutionary war. His clothes were of fine material, leading him to believe his parents were people of means, but he was never able to find out anything concerning them. He was reared by a Virginian family. On reaching manhood he returned to England where he married a scotch lady of wealth, and with her money he purchased a large tract of land in this country which is still in the possession of his descendents. "Nottinghamshire farm," a valuable track of 235 acres (originally comprising 800 acres), which our subject now owns, belonged to the estate, and is one of the finest farms in Baltimore County.

SERVICE: Amer. Rev. Patriot - He signed the Oath of Fidelity at Harford Courthouse in March 1778 under Robert Amos' return which means that any descendent of John is eligible for membership in the DAR, SAR, and CAR. Guy E. Almony Jr. SAR #160713 was approved on Dec 14 2006 for a supplemental application in the SAR as a descendent of John Almony for his Patriotic Service. John Almery involved in evaluation of Baltimore Co confiscated proprietary reserve lands in 1782 per Revolutionary Patriots of Baltimore town by Henry Peden Jr. p 5; John Almony of Harford Co took Oath of Allegiance in 1778 per Revolutionary Patriots a supplement by Henry C. Peden p. 4; John Almony Signer of Oath of Fidelity and Allegiance to MD 1778 per Revolutionary Patriots by Henry Peden Jr. signing at Harford Courthouse in March 1778 under Robert Amos' return in Baltimore co.


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  • Created by: President Chris Christou
  • Added: 28 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127027118
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Almony (1730–Sep 1797), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127027118, citing Saint James of My Ladys Manor Cemetery, Monkton, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by President Chris Christou (contributor 46491266) .